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  1. TC Cribs: Postmates HQ Delivers On DesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | TechCrunch

    This week's episode of Cribs takes us to Postmates , the startup that runs an on-demand delivery platform that promises to bring you practically anything - from lunch to office supplies - in less than an hour. Our video team was certainly able to get to Postmates HQ in less than an hour, since it is located literally right next door to TechCrunch's headquarters in the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco.


  2. TC Cribs: Lumosity's Brilliant SOMA OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | TechCrunch

    Welcome back to a new episode of Cribs, the TechCrunch TV series that takes you inside the office spaces of all kinds of tech companies. Today we headed over to the San Francisco headquarters of Lumosity , the company that makes online games aimed at keeping your brain alert and healthy - basically like a gym for your mind.


  3. A Mission Of ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | TechCrunch

    Changing the world. You do it every time you walk on a sidewalk kicking dirt and every time you join a startup in San Francisco.


  4. Microsoft Releases Visual Studio 2015 Release Candidate With Support For Universal AppsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | TechCrunch

    Microsoft is launching the release candidate of Visual Studio 2015 today at its Build developer conference in San Francisco. As expected, this new release includes a number of bug fixes and UI polish, but more importantly, it now supports Universal Apps that can run on any Windows 10 device, including phones, tablets, PCs, Xbox and Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality project.


  5. Valet Startup ZIRX Raises $30M Led By Bessemer, Expands To Offer More Value-Added ServicesRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | TechCrunch

    It's been about six months since we last checked in with ZIRX , an on-demand valet startup that launched in San Francisco last year but has been quietly expanding into multiple markets across the U.S. At the same time, it's been testing out add-on services beyond just parking and making them available to customers. ZIRX provides an on-demand mobile app that enables users to request valets to pick up and drop off their cars instead of trying to find parking on their own.


  6. Shyp CEO Kevin Gibbon Will Be At Disrupt NY To Chat About Shipping And ReturnsRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | TechCrunch

    In just a few weeks, Shyp co-founder and CEO Kevin Gibbon will join us at Disrupt to chat about the evolution of on-demand services and the impact easier returns could have on e-commerce as a whole. When I first met Gibbon, the startup provided on-demand shipping for a portion of San Francisco and operated out of a tiny garage in SOMA.


  7. Square Acquires Fastbite To Add Cheap, Fast Meals To CaviarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | TechCrunch

    When Square bought food delivery startup Caviar last summer, it seemed like a strange acquisition for the payments company. But over time it's become clear that Square is committed to competing in the increasingly crowded food-delivery segment.


  8. The World In 'ScopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | TechCrunch

    Whether it's photo-sharing, anonymity or live streaming, it seems that a confluence of apps all doing similar things at the same time is a natural occurrence. Video apps Meerkat and Periscope are at the forefront of the present app zeitgeist, with the latter being acquired by Twitter months before the former took off .


  9. Watch Tech's Takeover of San Francisco's Office Space In This VisualizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | TechCrunch

    Here's a visualization of all the major commercial real estate deals involving the tech industry and San Francisco's SOMA district over the past three years, thanks to Stamen Design and broker Kalin Kelly , who finds space on behalf of tech companies and nonprofits. The point of this visualization is not a surprise.


  10. How SF-Based Shuttle Startup Chariot Crowdsourced Its New Commuter RouteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | TechCrunch

    If you live in San Francisco, you're probably well aware of how bad the public transportation system is here.* While the growth of on-demand transportation services like Uber and Lyft has eased some of the pain of traveling around the city, those options aren't exactly cost-effective for the average commuter just trying to get to and from work. A private shuttle startup called Chariot is hoping to improve transportation options for San Francisco residents, and it's doing so by letting them tell it where they need service.


  11. Actually, Our Greatest Hopes Lie With TechiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | TechCrunch

    For all the stories of 2014, few got the attention of the press like the tension between San Francisco residents and the rising tide of engineers and startup founders who started calling the city their home. Accused of driving up rents for apartments as well as blocking bus stops , these techies have been under constant criticism from locals who see these newcomers enjoying the city without truly engaging with its culture and society .


  12. Only in San Francisco: You Can Now Get On-Demand Cookies Delivered In Under 20 MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | TechCrunch

    There is a certain luxury that comes with living in the center of startup land. Part of that is the platter of on-demand food delivery services at our fingertips.


  13. Only in San Francisco: You Can Now Get On-Demand Cookies Delivered In Under 20 MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | TechCrunch

    There is a certain luxury that comes with living in the center of startup land. Part of that is the platter of on-demand food delivery services at our fingertips.


  14. Rothenberg Ventures Opens Virtual Reality Accelerator Offering 10 Startups $100K And A ClubhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | TechCrunch

    So Ventures today launched a VR accelerator called River to provide a shared office and $100,000 investments to 10 startups. The two-year-old fund that's ranked amongst the top performing VCs has also assembled an impressive array of mentors from Dropbox, Zynga, Mozilla, and VR pioneers like Sixense and AltspaceVR for the River accelerator.


  15. 1 Million Deliveries Deep, Postmates Formally Launches An On-Demand APIRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | TechCrunch

    Today at its SOMA office in San Francisco, Postmates announced an API that will allow other firms to leverage its network of courier. TechCrunch reported yesterday that the news was forthcoming.


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